Lt-Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, Ibrahim Attahiru

Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff was born on August 10, 1966, North Local Government Area, Kaduna State. Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, died in a plane crash on Friday 21 May 2021 on an official visit to the northern state of Kaduna, which has had security challenges in recent months, the presidency said.Continue reading

Babagana Umara Zulum Biography and Profile, Governor of Borno State, Nigerian Politician, Nigerian Political Leader

Babagana Umara Zulum is a Nigerian professor, Nigerian Political Leader, Governor of Borno State. He was elected as the governor of Borno State in the governorship election of March 9, 2019 under the platform of the All Progressive Congress. He was sworn in as governor of Borno State on May 29, 2019. Here’s Babagana Umara Zulum Biography and Profile.Continue reading

Adama Barrow, Adama Barrow Biography, Adama Barrow Biography and Profile, Gambian Politician, Gambian Political Leader, Gambian President, President of Gambia, Gambia

Adama Barrow, born 16 February 1965. He lived in the UK for several years, where he reportedly worked as a security guard at the Argos catalogue store in north London. His victory, and his triumphant return to the country on Jan. 26, was hailed as a new beginning for Gambia. Adama Barrow Biography and Profile.Continue reading

Aisha Buhari, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

First Lady Aisha Buhari, born 17 February 1971, is the wife of Muhammadu Buhari. In the area of women empowerment, she has so far trained over 5000 women in revenue generating activities to make them self-reliant. She is also a strong voice in the campaign against gender-based violence including battery, rape and rape of minors. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari Biography and Profile.Continue reading

Abdalla Hamdok - Sudan News

Abdalla Hamdok, born 1956 in south-central Kordofan province. Studied at a Sudanese military academy and later in Egypt and Jordan. Hamdok was sworn in as Sudan’s new Prime Minister on Wednesday 21 August 2019 as leader of a transitional government. “I think with the right vision, with the right policies, we will be able to address this economic crisis,” Hamdok said after the swearing-in ceremony. Abdalla Hamdok Biography and Profile.Continue reading

Olaudah Equiano - Nigeria News

Olaudah Equiano was born in approximately 16 October 1745 in what is now Nigeria. He wrote an autobiography about his life, which recounts being kidnapped from Africa as a child and sold into slavery. He bought his freedom and became part of the abolition movement. Equiano’s account is considered an originator of the slave narrative. He died on March 3, 1797, in London. Equiano was an African writer whose experiences as a slave prompted him to become involved in the British abolition movement.

In his autobiography, Olaudah Equiano writes that he was born in the Eboe province, in the area that is now southern Nigeria. He describes how he was kidnapped with his sister at around the age of 11, sold by local slave traders and shipped across the Atlantic to Barbados and then Virginia.Continue reading

Julius Malema - Julius Sello Malema - South Africa News in Politics Today

Julius Malema (Julius Sello Malema) was born on 3 March 1981, in Seshego, Limpopo, and raised by a single mother who worked as a domestic worker in Seshego Township. He went to Mohlakaneng High School in Limpopo. Malema began his political career at a young age. He joined the Masupatsela (Trailblazers), a movement of the African National Congress (ANC) at the age of nine, where, according to Malema, their main task was to remove National Party posters placed outside police stations.

At the age of 14 Malema was elected as both chairperson of the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) branch in Seshego and the regional chair in 1995. Two years later in 1997, he became the chair of the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) for the Limpopo province. In 2001, he was elected as the national president of COSAS.Continue reading